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Grass-clearing man a factional ethnography of life in the New Guinea Highlands by Paul Sillitoe

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Published by Waveland Press in Long Grove, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wola (Papua New Guinean people),
  • Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea,
  • Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs,
  • Papua New Guinea -- Civilization -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-200).

StatementPaul Sillitoe, Jackie Sillitoe.
ContributionsSillitoe, Jackie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU740.42 .S543 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23910413M
ISBN 101577666011
ISBN 109781577666011
LC Control Number2009284246

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His recent books include ‘Grass-Clearing Man’: A Factional Ethnography of Life in the New Guinea Highlands( with J. Sillitoe, Waveland Press) and From land to mouth: the agricultural ‘economy’ of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands (,Yale University Press).Format: Hardcover. A book Review of 'Grass-clearing man: a factional ethnography of life in the New Guinea Highlands' by Paul Sillitoe and Jackie Sillitoe (), Long Grove: Waveland Press, ISBN Author: Michael Goddard. "This accessible ethnography is a factional account that depicts life in a stateless society of the New Guinea Highlands during the twentieth century. It explores a series of related events from the viewpoint of a fictional character, "Ongol," who lived his life in the Was valley. Grass-clearing man: a factional ethnography of life in the New Guinea Highlands. [Paul Sillitoe; Jackie Sillitoe] -- "This accessible ethnography is a factional account that depicts life in a stateless society of the New Guinea Highlands during the twentieth century.

Grass-Clearing Man: A Factional Ethnography of Life in the New Guinea Highlands This book provides a timely overview of new directions and new approaches to investigating the role of rural communities in generating knowledge founded on their sophisticated understandings of their environments, devising mechanisms to conserve and sustain. GRASS-CLEARING MAN: A Factional Ethnography of Life In the New Guinea Highlands. By Paul Sillitoe, Jackie Sillitoe. Reviewed by Michael Goddard DREAMS. Grass-Clearing Man: A Factional Ethnography of Life in the New Guinea Highlands by Paul Sillitoe (). Titles of related interest also from Waveland Press: Hogbin, The Island of Menstruating Men: Religion in Wogeo, New Guinea (ISBN ); Rappaport, Pigs for the Ancestors: Rituals in the Ecology of a New Guinea People, Second Edition (ISBN ); and Sillitoe-Sillitoe, Grass-Clearing Man: A Factional Ethnography of Life in the New Guinea Highlands (ISBN ).Cited by: 5.

  His recent books include ‘Grass-Clearing Man’: A Factional Ethnography of Life in the New Guinea Highlands( with J. Sillitoe, Waveland Press) and From land to mouth: the agricultural ‘economy’ of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands (,Yale University Press).Author: Paul Sillitoe.   His recent books include 'Grass-Clearing Man': A Factional Ethnography of Life in the New Guinea Highlands ( with J. Sillitoe, Waveland Press) and From land to mouth: the agricultural 'economy' of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands ( Yale University Press).Format: Hardcover. The Island of Menstruating Men was a path-breaking exploration of gender in Wogeo when first published. Today it remains an important full-length study of a Melanesian religion, examining it in relation to other facets of culture-mythology, beliefs about illness and death, growth and maturity, magic, social structure, and by: Click on the title to browse this issue.